The dynamic nature of the consumer goods industry is clearly reflected in the programme highlights of Ambiente. Numerous exhibitions, special presentations, competitions and events demonstrate the diverse range of factors that will shape the future. Benefit from the insights of industry experts.
Partner Country India
Namaste – welcome! India is set to inspire Ambiente 2019 with its diverse and skilful craftsmanship. In the partner country presentation, Ayush Kasliwal, one of the country’s foremost designers, combines traditional production methods with contemporary aesthetics and redefines the concept of handmade manufacturing. Historic and modern elements also come together in the “Starry Night Café” by Sandeep Sangaru – an opulent creation in calm blue tones in which the use of bamboo features prominently.
Special presentation in Galleria 1
Starry Night Café in Hall 4.1 F30Read more
Nicolette Naumann on Ambiente as a trend barometer
Point of Experience
The shopping experience of the future from the consumer point of view: This special presentation shows visitors how the intelligent linking of offline and online measures can be used to acquire and retain customers tomorrow. Subjects like consulting and personalisation are rethought for the digital age.
Hall 4.1 FoyerFind out more
Take a look into the future at the Ambiente Academy. Lectures from well-known industry experts explore how the consumer goods industry will develop. Meet numerous interesting speakers and engage in discussions with colleagues.
Hall 9.1To the programme calendar
German Design Award
The premium award from the German Design Council is presented to internationally trendsetting products, manufacturers and designers. The winners of the Product Design category, the Personality of the Year and the finalists in the Newcomer Award are celebrated in a dedicated exhibition at the fair.
Galleria 1To German Design Award
Kitchen Innovation of the Year
In a special presentation you can discover all the prizewinning products from this prestigious award. After a shortlist has been chosen by a panel of experts, consumers vote here for the best new development of the year in various categories, e.g. functionality and design.
Foyer 5.1/6.1More information about the competition
At Ambiente the negative "Plagiarius" award is given to manufacturers and resellers of particularly flagrant counterfeit products. The accompanying exhibition aims to raise awareness of product development and brand protection.
Hall 5.1/6.1 FoyerMore about Plagiarius
Stars on Stage
Top chefs, barista coaches, wine connoisseurs and master pastry chefs reveal some of their tips and tricks. The wide range of events reflects the dynamism of the Dining area.All dates
Young scouts from the Fontys University of Applied Sciences (NL) guide trade visitors to their selected favourites at Ambiente. Information about the tours can be found at the stands in the foyer of Hall 4.0 and Galeria 0.